Camping Tools & Accessories

Camelbak octane dart next to tree

Camelbak Octane Dart Review – Hands-on Tested

This is a hands on review of the Camelbak Octane Dart. Although the pack is aimed mainly at runners I thought it looked perfect...

What Are The Best Tent Stakes – 5 Of Our Favorites

5 of the best tent stakes reviewed. I've also put together a list of the most important things to consider when choosing tent stakes.

5 of the Best Tent Heaters for Camping 2019

Freezing your behind off in the middle of nowhere in a tent can really test a person's spirit. Maybe that’s what you want, you...
The Friendly Swede Paracord Survival Bracelets

5 Of The Best Survival Bracelets For 2019

We take a look at 5 of the best survival bracelets for 2018. A length of cord might not seem like it would have that many uses but could prove vital.
hand holding a compass in the forest

What’s the Best Survival Compass in 2019

We look at 5 of the best survival compasses for 2018. Good compasses weigh next to nothing and fit in your pocket. Sometimes throwback technology outperforms the new stuff.
hydration pack being used in the woods

What Are The Best Hydration Packs For Hiking & Outdoors

These packs can be a lot more convenient than traditional methods but you don't want to get stuck with crappy gear. That's why we've taken a look at some of the best hydration packs for hiking and outdoors.
machete stuck in stump

5 of the Best Machetes for Survival and Outdoors

Machetes can be used to cut branches to make a shelter, to chop up firewood and to hack through undergrowth. And, yes, they could also be used for self-defence in the event of an attack. We take a look at 5 of the best machetes for survival and outdoor use.
man wearing a headlamp at dusk

What Are The Best LED Headlamps

Getting lost in the dark is never fun which is why an LED headlamp is something you'd probably want to consider buying . With so many different headlamps on the market, it can be difficult to choose the right one. We took a look at some of the best available.
hiker using walkie talkie

What are the Best Two Way Radios

Two way radios may seem archaic in the days of Skype and cell phones but when your “smart” phone goes stupid and loses signal a two way radio can help you stay in contact. We take a look at some of the best 2 way radios for 2018.

The Best Outdoor Insect Repellents for Camping

Insects are generally a nuisance while camping and hiking outdoors. Some insects carry pathogenic viruses and bacteria. West Nile, Zika, Malaria, and Lyme Disease are just a few of the pathogens that insects carry. Bites causing these infections often require medical treatment.

The Best Multi-Tool for Camping & Hiking 2019

Nothing can ruin your camping experience more quickly than not having the necessary tools available. Although the best multitool may differ from person to person, every camper should consider them an indispensable piece of gear.

23 Cool Camping Accessories for 2016

Check out these cool camping accessories that will transform your drab, basic campsite into an awesome (perhaps even high-tech) home-away-from-home that will make your friends jealous.

Best Watches for Hiking and Backpacking in 2019

When looking for the best outdoor watch, is simply telling the time enough? Certainly, a watch should reliably tell the time, but how much more do you need it to do when you are out in the woods?